chrome plating(redirected from Chrome plated)
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chrome plating[¦krōm ¦plād·iŋ]
A thin plate of chromium deposited by electrolysis on a corrodible metal, giving a bright, metallic surface which is highly resistant to tarnish; used to coat automobile trimming, bathroom fixtures, and many household and other articles. Also known as chromium coating; chromium plating.
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